Fall 2021 | Pintor PRO

Fall 2021

  • TITAN Elite™ 3000 Electric Sealed Hydraulic Airless Sprayer - Titan’s Elite 3000 electric sealed hydraulic airless sprayer is packed with proven technologies that deliver a consistent finish with minimal maintenance and easy cleanup.
  • 3M - The 3M Aura particulate respirator 9205+ was designed for comfort. A three-panel design fits a wide range of face shapes and sizes. An adjustable nose clip and soft inner materials feel comfortable against the skin. The NEW Aura 9205+ Respirator is in stores this fall at Sherwin-Williams.
  • Trimaco - Trimaco offers three specialty, slip resistant drop cloths at Sherwin-Williams. These drops provide safe and dependable surface protection for various jobs. All feature a grippy backing – reducing the risk of slipping on hard surfaces and stairs. Upgrade your standard canvas and plastic… GET WITH THE GRIP!
  • Werner Ladder - NEW GLIDESAFE™ Easy Operating Extension Ladder – Full Performance, Half the Effort. Werner announces the launch of the GLIDESAFE easy operating extension ladder, a breakthrough innovation that is revolutionizing the extension ladder category with its patent-pending lift assist technology that helps users comfortably raise and lower the ladder’s fly section.
  • Surface Prep: Professional Masking Tips from a 3M Engineer - Q: I’m training new painters on how to professionally mask a job. What tips can you give me for helping them use a hand masker effectively?
  • In the MODE: The 2022 Colormix® Color Forecast - As a professional painting contractor, you know how important color is to your customers. But it can also be tricky.
  • Remodeling Services Offer Growth Opportunities for Pro Painters - As a business owner, you’re always looking for new ways to generate income. In this article, we’ll take a look at the potential opportunities in remodeling for painting contractors, along with the best coatings to use and some hard-won practical advice from a painting contractor who has been there.
  • New Advances in Respirators for Pro Painters: The 3M Aura - Respiratory protection was challenging to come by in the past year, but that doesn’t make health and safety on the jobsite any less important. Suppliers are refocused on jobsite protection, which means more ways for you and your crew to stay safe.
  • How Do You Get New Customers? Industry Studies Offer Insights - Two recent studies by Sherwin-Williams offer insights on referrals, lead generation and contractor hiring trends.
  • Best Practices: Painting Textured Ceilings - The Ask Sherwin-Williams™ column provides answers to product and application questions in every issue of Pintor Pro. This time: Best practices for textured ceilings.
  • 4 Steps to Becoming a More Inspiring Leader - Habits can be a trap for people in leadership positions. “Too often, we don’t come up with imaginative solutions because we let ourselves be ruled by routine and by preconceived notions,” says behavioral strategist Rob-Jan de Jong.
  • A Pro Painter’s Favorite Products: Major League Painting - Sherwin-Williams offers a wide range of products to suit all types of paint work, says Javier Torres, owner and manager of Major League Painting in Palo Alto, California.
  • Fall 2021 Editor’s Picks: Tools to Make Your Job Easier and Faster - Here are some of our favorite tools to help your paint jobs faster and easier.
  • Understanding Gloss and Sheen: A Guide for Paint Professionals - In this article, we explore the importance of sheen and gloss, and how those qualities impact both the longevity and appearance of the paint finish.